Sport Level 3 Single Diploma at Harris Academy South Norwood
Dependent on the base site and the pathway the student is following they can cover topics from the following components:
Examination Units (see below in assessment section)
Unit 2 Sports coaching and Activity Leadership
Unit 5 Performance analysis in sport and exercise
Unit 8 Organisation of Sports Events
Unit 11 Physical activity for specific groups
Unit 17 Sports Injuries and rehabilitation
Unit 18 Practical Skills in Sports and Physical Activities
Unit 7 Improving Fitness for Sport and Physical Activity
Unit 13 Health and Fitness testing for Sport and Exercise
Unit 19 Sport and Exercise Psychology
Unit 20 Sport and Exercise Sociology
Learners should be aged 16 to 18 Learners should have completed a GCSE or equivalent Level 2 qualification in a sport related subject to give them enough background knowledge for the Level 3.
The examinations periods are in January and May. Learners are only allowed to sit each examination twice to secure a pass.
The Extended Certificate pathway comprises of 2 examination Units.
The examination Units are:
Unit 1 Body systems and the effects of physical activity
Unit 3 Sports organisation and development
Unit 4 Working safely in sport, exercise, health and leisure
Unit 9 Sports Research project
Unit 21 Sport as a business
The majority of the units are assessed internally by the learner’s teacher and are then externally moderated by OCR.
Learners should take the Extended Certificate as it will give them specialist skills, knowledge and understanding of sport and physical activity which, gained alongside other vocational or academic qualifications, can allow them access to Higher Education on sports-related programmes. The units they study will give learners an understanding of sport in the wider contexts of coaching and leadership, anatomy and physiology, the body’s short- and long-term responses to physical activity and the framework of sport in the UK and the organisations involved. Learners will also develop transferable skills such as planning, communication, adaptability and leadership.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Academy South Norwood directly.